Selsia appoints AkzoNobel for their new fleet initiativeReturn to news
20th November 2017
Selsia and AkzoNobel have announced a partnership in which Selsia will centrally manage accident, warranty and bodywork related services for commercial vehicle fleet operators and manufacturers.
The service, which supports AkzoNobel’s comprehensive and advanced commercial vehicles coatings programme, has been designed for commercial vehicle operators, trailer manufacturers, OEMs, bodybuilders and insurance companies. Selsia’s comprehensive range of fleet repair services can be tailored to the requirements of each client in a bespoke programme. Services include 24 hour FNOL, nationwide recovery, deployments to Selsia’s specialist group of 40 Commercial Vehicle repairers, warrantied accident repairs, free, online repair management, progress chasing, re-paint programme management, fleet specification control, mobile repairs and central invoicing.
All of Selsia’s commercial vehicle services can also be designed to offer manufacturers a bespoke aftermarket warranty support service for their fleet clients. Once set up on Selsia Central, Selsia’s repair management portal, manufacturers and their clients can enjoy all the benefits of a centrally managed, national warranty or accident repair service, managed completely free of charge by Selsia and AkzoNobel.
Commenting on this new initiative, Paul Ryley, AkzoNobel’s National Sales Manager Commercial Vehicle UK & Ireland said “Together with Selsia we researched the commercial vehicle market place so we could offer our clients a complete one stop solution, not just for commercial fleet operators, accident repairs and re-paint programmes where our products are specified, but also for our OEM and trailer building business. With Selsia’s wealth of experience in centrally managing CV accident repairs for some of the UK’s largest commercial fleets, they have continuously demonstrated a range of benefits including reduced vehicle off road times, improved budgetary control of repair costs and satisfied customers”.
Selsia’s Marketing Director, Neil Marcus commented “commercial vehicle accident repair and related services is a highly specialist area and requires a team of dedicated people who will focus on fast, comprehensive and safe repair services, supported by accurate information and timely communication. We are delighted to be partnering AkzoNobel and we are looking forward to working with their fleet team across the UK. There’s no doubt that with our comprehensive range of centrally managed repair services and AkzoNobel’s advanced range of commercial vehicle coatings systems and experienced fleet field personnel, we have a formidable offering for the commercial vehicle market”